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Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus: April 8, 1195-July 17, 1203


Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus, AV Hyperpyron, 1195-1203, Constantinople
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Christ standing facing on dais, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, book of Gospels in left, IC | XC across fields
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Alexius on left, wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, akakia in right hand and St. Constantine, bearded, crowned and nimbate on right, wearing divitision and loros, both standing facing, holding long patriarchal cross between them
25mm x 29mm, 4.47g
SB 2008


Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus, Billon Aspron Trachy, 1195-1203, Constantinople
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Bust of Christ facing, beardless, wearing nimbus cruciger with five pellets in each arm, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, scroll in left; IC | XC across fields all in double-border
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Alexius on left, wearing crown, divitision and loros, St. Constantine on right, wearing crown, divitision and loros, both standing facing, holding globus cruciger between them, each holding labarum in outer hand
23mm x 27mm, 3.08g
SB 2012